Month: May 2005

You don’t love a woman because she is beautiful…

The passengers on the bus watched sympathetically as the attractive young woman with the white cane made her way carefully up the steps. She paid the driver and, using her hands to feel the location of the seats, walked down the aisle and found the seat he’d told her was empty. Then she’s settled in, […]

Missing Mumbai

1. You say “town ” and expect everyone to know that this means south of Churchgate. 2. You speak in a dialect of Hindi called ‘Bambaiya Hindi’,which only Bombayites can understand. 3. Your door has more than three locks. 4. Rs 500 worth of groceries fit in one paper bag. 5. Train timings (9.27, 10.49 […]

Brain download in 50 years

By the middle of the 21st century it will be possible to download your brain to a supercomputer, according to a leading thinker on the future. Ian Pearson, head of British Telecom’s futurology unit, says that the rapid advances in computing power would make cyber-immortality a reality within 50 years. Pearson said the launch last […]

Hey Google, feel the heat

Enter a search result into Google and you will probably be hit by thousands of results… and yes, not to mention you will scream “Wowwieee!!!”. Well the “Wowwieee!!” is limited to the quality of search results – but a definite showdown as far as the presentation is concerned – just plain vanilla. How about having […]

Robot power!

The next time you are in UAE and decide to go for a camel race, you will be in for a surprise. This sport will soon feature robot camel riders instead of child jockeys. The remotely operated riders were developed following a ban on the use of jockeys under 16 years of age, imposed by […]

Almost settled down

Well, it’s been about two months now, that I have been in Dubai. I landed here on the 26th of February 2005. The feeling was great – as if i have achieved something really great – especially after some people in one of my previous companies thought that I was a “good for nothing” guy. […]

Sand Sculptures!

Amazing… really amazing pieces of art. Astonishing little castles and life-like lions – all these made of sand. See them all here: Teamsandtastic Sand Castle Centrak Sandscapes Cheers 🙂

For the world’s most beautiful girl

This song’s by 98 degrees and is for a girl I knew… You can hardlywait to tell all your friendsHow his kisses taste sweet like wineAnd how he alwaysmakes your heart skip a beatEvery time he walks byAnd if you’re feeling downHe’ll pick you upHe’ll hold you close whenyou’re makin’ loveHe’s everythingyou’ve been dreaming ofOh […]

Facts about Aamchi Mumbai

Here are some more about Mumbai (Bombay) added to its ever-growing list of facts. Financial capital: Mumbai is the commercial and financial capital of India. It contributes over Rs 40,000 crore or approximately, one-third of the country’s annual taxes. GDP generator: It generates over 20% of Maharashtra’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP), and 5% of the […]

Infosys 9th on ‘The Wired 40’ list

Bangalore-based Infosys Technologies is the only Indian company to make it to the Wired magazine’s ‘The Wired 40’ list. Infosys made the list at number nine, behind top ranked Apple and Google, which is number two on the list. In the process Infosys has been ranked ahead of corporate behemoths like IBM, Microsoft, Intel, SAP, […]